Posts Tagged ‘Royal Caribbean International’

Safety issues keep Royal Caribbean cruise ship, thousands of passengers at port overnight

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Almost 3,000 passengers aboard Royal Caribbean’s Majesty of the Seas will wake up Monday morning in the port from which they never disembarked. (

Coast Guard Holds Majesty of the Seas in Port for Faulty Life Saving Equipment

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Majesty of the SeasRoyal Caribbean’s Majesty of the Seas is holding in Port Canaveral after the ship failed a surprise inspection by the Coast Guard. Among the “technical issues” the Coast Guard found fault with were concerns over some of the lifejackets onboard. (

Cesilie Carlton performs 55-ft dive on Harmony of the Seas

Sunday, February 5th, 2017

Cesilie Carlton, a 35-year-old American high diver, is seen limbering up atop the 55ft high platform as the fast-moving ocean churns past below her, before leaping off and performing several somersaults into the pool underneath. (

Royal Caribbean International Opens New Sailings To Cuba

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Royal Caribbean's Empress Of The SeasGuests looking to dive deeper into the culture and nightlife of Cuba will now have the opportunity to experience the island at night on Empress of the Seas’ new sailings to Havana. (more…)

Dive into Adventure with PADI Open Water Diver Course on Royal Caribbean

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Royal Caribbean International is now the only cruise line in the world with onboard PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors®) Five Star Dive Centers, which allows guests to become certified scuba divers as part of their vacation. (more…)

Next Royal Caribbean Oasis-Class Cruise Ship To Be Named Symphony of the Seas?

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Cruisers loyal to Royal Caribbean are always on the lookout for the next ship name announcement. So when the new moniker Symphony of the Seas popped up as the name for Royal Caribbean’s next Oasis-class ship, fans broadcast the news. (

Anchored Cruise offers musical luxury on the high seas this summer

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

The hottest new summer music cruise to hit Europe is to take place on a no expenses spared Royal Caribbean Jewel of the Seas ship. The finest talents from the house music world will line-up, and the entertainment, accommodation, food and drink on offer as the ship sails around the Med from June 11th to 18th 2017 will be truly unrivalled. (more…)

Poolside Bliss, Rain or Shine: Retractable Roof on Royal Caribbean’s High-Tech Ship Ensures Fun for Guests

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

From Asia to the Caribbean, in the summer or in the winter, guests on Royal Caribbean’s Quantum class ships can luxuriate by the pool no matter the weather. The smart ships fully retractable roof can open or close to suit all climates.

Life raft falls off cruise ship Grandeur of the Seas into Charleston Harbor

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

A life raft fell off a cruise ship into Charleston Harbor on Monday afternoon, a spokesman for the U.S. Coast Guard confirmed. (

Royal Caribbean International Honors Travel Partners Of The Year For 2016

Saturday, January 14th, 2017

Royal Caribbean International kicks off the New Year by honoring valued travel agents with its annual Travel Partners of the Year Awards for North America. Commending unwavering loyalty and commitment to the global cruise brand, the esteemed accolades recognized more than 10 top performers. (more…)

Is this the best job in the world? Get paid to go on holiday and Instagram all day

Monday, January 9th, 2017

All you have to do is take three Instagram pictures a day while cruising around the world and while getting paid the equivalent of a £52,000 salary. Royal Caribbean International is looking for someone to join their team who will simply document their travels on three different cruises over a three-week summer internship. (

World’s biggest cruise ship helps boost Puerto Rico tourism

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

The world’s biggest cruise ship has docked in Puerto Rico for the first time as the U.S. territory reports a boost in tourism amid an economic crisis. (

Coast Guard searching for overboard cruise passenger

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

A U.S. Coast Guard search began Thursday for a passenger who fell overboard from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship about 33 miles off Key Largo. (

Ovation of the Seas Skips Inaugural New Zealand Cruise Port of Call

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Ovation of The Seas (Courtesy Royal Caribbean International)Royal Caribbean’s Ovation of the Seas was forced to cancel its first ever call to New Zealand on Thursday (December 22) due to adverse weather conditions. (

STX France and two owners sign firm contracts for eight ships

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

STX France, the French cruise ship builder, and two of its customers have signed firm building contracts to cover eight ships that have been under a preliminary contract so far. (

Cruise Industry Veteran Vicki Freed Awarded High Honor By Travel Agents

Monday, December 19th, 2016

Culminating a successful year for Royal Caribbean International, Vicki Freed, senior vice president of Sales and Trade Support and Service for the cruise line, is the recipient of the beloved and well-recognized Michelle Morgan Leadership Award.

Royal Caribbean Wins ‘Best Cruise Line Overall’ For Record 14th Year

Monday, December 19th, 2016

At a ceremony last night (dec. 15), the most coveted travel awards, recognizing the best of the best in the travel industry, also honored the cruise line as “Best Cruise Line Sales & Service” for the ninth consecutive year and “Best Cruise Line in the Caribbean.” (more…)

The Ark. The Largest (And Most Luxurious) Party Cruise Sets Sail On August 31, 2017

Monday, December 19th, 2016

Picture the scene: you are laying back in the sun, on board one of the world’s most luxurious cruise liners with 4,000 passengers, enjoying seven stages hosted by the likes of leading dance brands FACT, Elrow, Ministry of Sound and key Belgian club partners all being soundtracked by over 50 DJs from a variety of electronic music genres and first-class entertainments. (more…)

Booking Ease

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

If a travel agent can make a cruise booking easily and rapidly with just a few clicks, then it’s possible to have more time to do other things — such as sell more cruises. (

Empress of the Seas to Move to Tampa for Cuba Cruises

Friday, December 9th, 2016

Royal Caribbean's Empress Of The Seas Arrives Home To MiamiThe Empress of the Seas will launch Royal Caribbean’s Cuba program with a five-night sailing departing Miami on April 19, 2017. The ship will then reposition to Tampa offering two itineraries with calls to Havana on April 30 (7-night sailing) and May 20 (5-night sailing). (

Royal Caribbean and Azamara To Begin Cuba Service

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Royal Caribbean Cruises announced that the Cuban government has granted approval for the company to begin cruises to Cuba. The company said it plans to announce its first Florida-Cuba itineraries in the near future. (

Two U.S. tourists die on Royal Caribbean cruise to Puerto Rico

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Anthem of the Seas (Foto: Christian Eckardt - Columbus Cruise Center) The cruise company told the Daily News in a statement that two guests aboard the Anthem of the Seas had died on Tuesday and Wednesday during the first leg of its journey, from Bayonne to San Juan. (

Royal Caribbean International Makes Its Debut In The Guinness Book Of World Records

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Royal Caribbean International has made it into the Guinness Book of World Records with its unique North Star attraction aboard the cruise line’s Quantum-class ships. (more…)

Royal Caribbean Announces Cyber Monday Offers

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

Royal Caribbean International said it will host a three day “Cyber Monday Super Sale” offering passengers an opportunity to book a trip on one of its ships for a discounted cost. (

China: ‘Human smuggling’ foiled at ship terminal

Sunday, November 20th, 2016

TWENTY-NINE Chinese who hoped to illegally enter South Korea were caught by Shanghai immigration police on Thursday at Wusong International Cruise Ship Terminal. (

‘Teen Mom’ Cruise Sailing Next Summer

Sunday, November 20th, 2016

MTV’s hit series Teen Mom will host its first official cruise in July 2017. Reality stars Maci Bookout, Kailyn Lowry, and Amber Portwood are treating fans to some quality time on the ship. (

Royal Carribbean’s 150 Central Park Introduces New Multi-course Menu Onboard Harmony of The Seas

Friday, November 18th, 2016

Royal Caribbean International, in partnership with James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Schwartz, has introduced a new menu highlighting artisanal ingredients at 150 Central Park onboard Harmony of the Seas, Allure of the Seas and Oasis of the Seas.

Royal Caribbean Kicks Off The Holidays In Style With The Ultimate Friendsgiving On Board Harmony of The Seas

Friday, November 18th, 2016

Just in time for the holidays, Royal Caribbean International’s newest and most adventurous ship yet, Harmony of the Seas, arrived in the U.S. to great fanfare and is now sailing on her first 7-night cruise to the Eastern Caribbean.

One-Minute Tour of Harmony of the Seas

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Harmony of the Seas (Photo courtesy Royal Caribbean International)Watch a hyperlapse tour of the world’s largest cruise ship, Harmony of the Seas, now sailing out of Port Everglades, Fort Lauderdale.

Dami Im to Perform on Ovation of the Seas Cruise for Sydney Arrival

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Dami Im, Australia’s entrant in this year’s Eurovision and winner of X Factor Australia, will sing onboard Ovation of the Seas for its Sydney arrival. (

Headlines The Ultimate Friendsgiving On Board Royal Caribbean’s New harmony Of The Seas

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Multi-platinum selling band DNCE set sail for the Ultimate Friendsgiving on board the world’s largest and most adventure-packed cruise ship, Royal Caribbean’s new Harmony of the SeasCake by the ocean – literally! Multi-platinum selling band DNCE set sail for the Ultimate Friendsgiving on board the world’s largest and most adventure-packed cruise ship, Royal Caribbean’s new Harmony of the Seas, now sailing year-round to the Eastern and Western Caribbean from her permanent home of Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

World’s Biggest Cruise Ship, Harmony of the Seas, Christened in Fort Lauderdale

Friday, November 11th, 2016

Harmony of the Seas (Photo courtesy Royal Caribbean International)Today’s (10 Nov.) naming ceremony for Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas was celebrated with incredible fanfare at the new ship’s home base of Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, before sailing a two-night introductory cruise to show off its amenities to media, travel agents and industry leaders. (